Infinix Note 5 Stylus Review in Hindi, Infinix Note 5 Stylus Review

Handset manufacturer Infinix launched the Infinix Note 5 Stylus smartphone in the Indian market in November last year. The Infinix Note 5 Stylus has a MediaTek Helio P23 processor, stock Android, and a crisp display. The price of Infinix Note 5 Stylus in India is Rs 15,999, at this price it is rare that the company also provides stylus support along with the phone. Will the Infinix Note 5 Stylus live up to your expectations and is it worth buying or not? Let us know about it in detail.

Design of Infinix Note 5 Stylus

Infinix Note 5 Stylus has a metal unibody which gives it a premium look. Infinix Note 5 Stylus has a 5.93 inch Full HD + display but there is no place for notch in the phone. The upper part of the phone has a selfie flash along with an earpiece and a front camera. You will get on-screen buttons for navigation. The back of the phone will have a single rear camera setup with dual-LED flash and a fingerprint sensor for security. If the phone is held properly in the hand then the sensor can be used easily.


The back panel of Infinix Note 5 Stylus is flat but due to the curved edges on the sides of the phone, the phone can be easily held in the hand. A 3.5 mm headphone jack, micro-USB port, speaker grill and stylus will be found at the bottom of the phone. You have to press it to take the stylus out. Like the stylus found in Samsung Galaxy Note series, it also has a button. The hand can easily reach the power button but you may need to stretch your hand a little to reach the volume button. The SIM tray has got a place on the left side of the phone and you will get an 18 watt charger in the retail box.

Specifications of Infinix Note 5 Stylus

Octa-core MediaTek Helio P23 processor has been used in Infinix Note 5 Stylus smartphone. The maximum clock speed is 2 GHz. Infinix Note 5 Stylus will have 64 GB storage with 4 GB RAM to save photos, videos and other things. It is possible to expand the storage up to 128 GB with the help of a microSD card.


The phone has two Nano-SIM slots and the handset comes with dual 4G and VoLTE support. Connectivity includes Wi-Fi 802.11 b/g/n, Bluetooth, USB-OTG and GPS support. To bring life to the phone, a 4000 mAh battery has been provided. Recall that Infinix Note 5 was provided with a 4500 mAh battery.

Let us tell you that Note 5 Stylus is part of Google’s Android One program. The review handset we have runs on Android 8.1 Oreo and November 2018 security patch. Being a part of Android One, the phone will also get Android Pie update but currently the company has not revealed when the update can be released.


Infinix Note 5 Stylus performance, battery life and camera

The Infinix Note 5 Stylus smartphone did not slow down while multitasking and navigation between menus. The fingerprint sensor given in the phone for security also works fast. Instead of providing its own face unlock software, the company has provided Google Smart Unlock support. The stylus is what makes this device different from the Infinix Note 5.

The stylus proved quite useful for taking notes and sketching. The thing to note here is that if you keep the stylus out of the phone for a long time, you will get a pop-up reminder. The company has provided XPen app in the phone. The app can be opened easily with the help of the button present on the stylus. For your information, let us tell you that photos can be clicked with the help of the button on the stylus present in Samsung Galaxy Note 9, but this feature is not provided in the stylus given in Infinix Note 5.


Now let’s talk about benchmark score. The Note 5 Stylus has scored 84,828 in AnTuTu benchmark and 4,475 in PCMark Work 2.0. The smartphone has scored 832 and 3,509 in Geekbench’s single and multi-core tests respectively. Nokia 6.1 Plus, Motorola One Power available at the same price (review) and Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2 (review) the Note 5 Stylus scored lower than the Note 5 Stylus.

In our HD video loop test, the phone lasted for 13 hours and 37 minutes. Recall that, Infinix Note 5 gave a backup of 9 hours and 40 minutes. With the help of the 18-watt charger supplied with the phone, the phone’s battery gets charged from zero to 42 percent in half an hour. PUBG Mobile can be played on medium graphics settings. The phone slowed down during gaming due to which the medium setting had to be set to low. After playing for an hour or more, the battery reduces to 18 percent and the phone starts heating up a bit.

Note 5 Stylus has a 12-megapixel single rear camera setup and a 16-megapixel front camera with selfie flash. In the camera app, users will get features like panorama, night, time lapse, professional, beauty and portrait mode. Google Lens has also been integrated into the camera app. The quality of photos taken by the Note 5 Stylus is average. The phone focuses slowly in daylight. Slow focus can frustrate you while taking macro shots. With the help of portrait mode, a good depth effect comes in the picture. Camera performance in low-light is not very good and grains are visible after clicking the picture. Both the primary and selfie cameras are capable of recording video at 1080 pixels, but you will not get video stabilization support in the phone.

our decision

Being part of the Android One program, the Infinix Note 5 Stylus is guaranteed to receive regular software and security updates. The vivid display of the phone is quite good and its stylus also proved to be quite useful. In the phone you will get a stylus like the Samsung Galaxy Note series. But if you are not fond of using a stylus, then in a budget of up to Rs 15,000 you can buy Asus ZenFone Max Pro M2, Realme U1 (review) you will get the best smartphone options.

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